Sport

Cavs hold off Pacers, Spurs also go 2-0 up

Cavs hold off Pacers, Spurs also go 2-0 up

Cavs lead by seven points after the first half of the game but the Pacers followed through the second half. Game 3 of the best-of-seven series is Thursday night in Indianapolis. We understand th...

by · Sport

Thomas ignores heartache, lost tooth to lead Boston Celtics win

Here are some notes and key moments from Game 1 in Boston. They looked more like the team that led the East with 53 wins to finish two games ahead of defending champion Cleveland and Toronto as this...

by · Sport
Atletico Madrid's Jose Gimenez to miss Champions League semifinals

Atletico Madrid's Jose Gimenez to miss Champions League semifinals

Seemingly unbeatable at one point this season - they went 40 games unbeaten in all competitions - Real Madrid have started to slip in recent weeks. They managed to score six goals past the German Ch...

by · Sport
USF's Kofi Amichia drafted by Packers in 6th round

USF's Kofi Amichia drafted by Packers in 6th round

He had the highest QB rating of his career in 2011 during a MVP season in which James Starks led the team with 578 yards and one rushing TD. He scored seven of his 10 touchdowns on receptions of 30-pl...

by · Sport

Tyson Fury says yes to heavyweight title fight with Anthony Joshua

Photo: Tom Jenkins for the GuardianAnthony Joshua is now 19-0. The IBF champion has established himself as the world's leading heavyweight with a 11th round TKO win against Wladimir Klitschko ...

by · Sport

Barry Hearn: Anthony Joshua can dominate boxing like Tiger Woods has golf

Joshua's promoter Eddie Hearn revealed the heavyweight next plans to fight towards the year's end. "Joshua was in Nigeria once to connect with his roots and I think that was in 2007", Okorodudu s...

by · Sport

Blues vs Predators Game 3 preview, staying out of danger

Leading 2-1 after Ryan Ellis' early third-period marker, Nashville couldn't hold back St. Louis' late push and allowed pair of goals to drop a 3-2 decision. In Game 2? Vladimir Tarasenko stole the...

by · Sport
NFL Draft picks: SEC sets record for selections over first two rounds

NFL Draft picks: SEC sets record for selections over first two rounds

Expect Philadelphia's famously frenzied fans to react to their team's first-round pick with sensible detachment. The Jacksonville Jaguars, who will be playing one game each year at Wembley unt...

by · Sport

"La Decima" Rafael Nadal adds 10th title to clay court haul

Things were more straightforward for Nadal after that, with Thiem rescuing three break points in his opening service game of the second before Nadal stormed to victory by reeling off five straight gam...

by · Sport

Penguins' Hagelin a game-time decision for Game 2 vs. Caps

Through their first seven playoff games the results for the Pittsburgh Penguins are matching what they did one year ago on their way to the franchise's fourth Stanley Cup . "Flower was great for us a...

by · Sport
Max Pacioretty: Max Pacioretty has 1A in four playoff games

Max Pacioretty: Max Pacioretty has 1A in four playoff games

The veteran netminder is off to a tremendous start to the postseason, and he's worth a long look in daily contests with the Blueshirts headed back home to Madison Square Garden for Game 3. "Not too mu...

by · Sport
Wenger: Formation switch shows I am capable of change

Wenger: Formation switch shows I am capable of change

So switching back to his favourite 4-2-3-1 formation would be a big call for Wenger as his side pursue their last chance of silverware. "That shows you that even in my age you can change". " I felt it...

by · Sport
Cheesehead to Packers, running backs focus of Round 4

Cheesehead to Packers, running backs focus of Round 4

Seattle moved down twice in the first round Thursday and stockpiled six total picks in the second and third rounds. Of the 60 players on the Packers' active roster and injured reserve list at kickof...

by · Sport
Rangers' Gomez hits for cycle in win over Angels

Rangers' Gomez hits for cycle in win over Angels

His feat helped make a victor of Rangers starting pitcher Yu Darvish . Darvish (3-2) allowed one earned run, struck out 10 and walked four, finishing with 125 pitches. Texas Rangers' Carlos Gomez ...

by · Sport

Bears trade up, take QB Mitch Trubisky with No. 2 pick

The Chicago Bears drafted their quarterback of the future, grabbing North Carolina's Mitchell Trubisky with the No. 2 pick after trading up a spot with the San Francisco 49ers on Thursday night. "...

by · Sport

Anthony Joshua targets Tyson Fury after toppling Wladimir Klitschko

However, Klitschko dragged himself back to his feet and knocked Joshua down in the following round before taking control of the fight. From that moment I felt he was out of gas and concentration. "I...

by · Sport

Mark Selby and John Higgins make World Championship progress at the Crucible

And he ruthlessly capitalised on an unusually poor start from Selby to snatch a 6-2 lead after the first session in Sheffield. So the world's best player and defending champion fought back to redu...

by · Sport
Bruins, Capitals score playoff wins

Bruins, Capitals score playoff wins

Four of the five games have required overtime to determine a victor and the Caps won by one goal in regulation in the one that did not. Morgan Rielly's dump into the Capitals' end hit a stanchion an...

by · Sport

Jackets' Calvert banned 1 game for cross-check

Columbus Blue Jackets' Josh Anderson, right, tries to control the puck as Pittsburgh Penguins' Olli Maatta, of Finland, defends during the second period in Game 3 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff s...

by · Sport

Major blow for Indian cricket as ICC abolished Big 3 Model

Manohar's formula, which he articulated before the ICC elections, helped get him get elected unopposed. However, this may not find favour with the CoA."Until yesterday, the idea of pulling out of the ...

by · Sport
Manchester United's injury list grows again

Manchester United's injury list grows again

AS Roma's Serie A title challenge all but fizzled out yesterday when they lost 3-1 to archrivals SS Lazio, despite being awarded a hugely controversial penalty which overshadowed the game. The Swede d...

by · Sport
Spurs maul Grizzlies, Cavs down Pacers

Spurs maul Grizzlies, Cavs down Pacers

The game is scheduled for a 9:30 p.m. start time and it will be televised nationally on TNT . Fizdale was pleased with his team's effort, but says they were ultimately undone by unfair officiatin...

by · Sport

Blixt, Smith surge ahead in second round of Zurich Classic

Blixt and Smith avoided bogey and had birdies at Nos. A six-hour delay to the start of proceedings due to thunderstorms meant that play ended in nearly total darkness. They had fallen behind by two ...

by · Sport

Titans fill biggest holes with 6 of 9 draft picks on offense

The Titans obtained the fifth pick in this draft as part of the trade that sent last year's No. 1 overall selection to the Los Angeles Rams, who used it to take quarterback Jared Goff . Brown's mai...

by · Sport

NFL Draft Rumors: Philadelphia Eagles Still Interested in Drafting Oklahoma's Joe Mixon

The Cincinnati Bengals are receiving backlash over one of the team's draft picks. The Bengals viewed Mixon as one of the best players in the draft and had him ranked as the No. Joe and I were able...

by · Sport

Bollywood actor Vinod Khanna dies from cancer in Mumbai

Vinod's funeral was attended by senior stars like Amitabh Bachchan, Subhash Ghai and others, besides Rishi himself. Khanna joined politics in the year 1997 and also became the union minister of exte...

by · Sport
Ravens Select Houston OLB Bowser As No. 47 NFL Draft Pick

Ravens Select Houston OLB Bowser As No. 47 NFL Draft Pick

The starting outside linebacker position opposite of Suggs opened up when the Ravens released veteran edge rusher Elvis Dumervil this offseason. They either could have reached for a tackle or rece...

by · Sport
Jalen Reeves-Maybin's goal: Similar success as his cousin, Cameron Maybin

Jalen Reeves-Maybin's goal: Similar success as his cousin, Cameron Maybin

His father, Marques, was a basketball player at Louisville, averaging 14.5 points as a senior in 2000-01. Reeves-Maybin is the second linebacker taken by the Lions in the first four rounds. That gav...

by · Sport
Celtics advance; Clipper, Jazz need a Game 7

Celtics advance; Clipper, Jazz need a Game 7

After his block on a Dennis Schroder layup attempt that could've cut it to a one-point game at the 8:47 mark, the only point that Wall didn't account for was a Beal free throw. Tim Hardaway Jr . sc...

by · Sport

Mitchell Trubisky: Confident in face of Chicago pressure

That's how you make your teammates better and that's how you make the other quarterbacks better. "For sure, 100 percent on that", he said. Combined with the three-year, $45 million contract the Bear...

by · Sport
Senators' tight defensive system sends Bruins packing

Senators' tight defensive system sends Bruins packing

It remains to be seen whether the interest in Cassidy staying on as the permanent head coach is mutual from the Bruins front office, but numerous team's younger players are familiar with the coach's ...

by · Sport
Man United draws Swansea at Old Trafford

Man United draws Swansea at Old Trafford

Llorente might even have won it during six minutes of stoppage time as United were left to rue more injuries and more ground lost in their fight for the top four. "We are very exhausted so I don't...

by · Sport

IPL 2017: Mumbai Indians celebrate Maharashtra Day with win over RCB

Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma (captain), Lendl Simmons, Mitchel Johnson, Mitchell McClenghan, Nitish Rana, Parthiv Patel (wicketkeeper), Saurabh Tiwary, Shreyas Gopal, Tim Southee, Lasith Malinga, Kr...

by · Sport

Jets take LSU safety Jamal Adams with No. 6 pick in draft

Jets fans should be thrilled that the Jets selected a player with the skill and leadership ability of Jamal Adams. The Jets' newest safety couldn't help but get excited about the prospect of coverin...

by · Sport
5 possible opponents for Anthony Joshua's next fight

5 possible opponents for Anthony Joshua's next fight

Lennox Lewis paid tribute to Klitschko for getting up twice in the 11th from devastating Joshua punches. It is easily his biggest win to date, and one that is even sweeter considering the English ...

by · Sport